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Lee Ward, Northumberland

Historical Description

Lee Ward, formerly a township in Rothbury parish, but in 1889 it was amalgamated with the township of Hesley-hnrst, Northumberland. It lies 3 miles SE of Rothbury station on the North British railway. The manor belongs to the Duke of Northumberland. Much of the surface is open moor.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorthumberland 
Civil parishRothbury 
Poor Law unionRothbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lee Ward from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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